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LA Rams outslug Kansas City Chiefs in third-highest scoring NFL game ever

Jared Goff threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Gerald Everett for the go-ahead score with 1:49 to play, and the Los Angeles Rams outlasted the Kansas City Chiefs for a 54-51 victory on Monday night in a high-octane NFL offensive showdown that somehow surpassed the hype.

Patrick Mahomes threw six touc...

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‘I want to play better’: is 2018 the start of Tom Brady’s NFL decline?

It’s time for that biennial tradition of looking at a couple of bad Tom Brady performances and wondering if this is the beginning of the end for the man, the Patriots dynasty and possibly civilization itself.

Hyperbole typically surrounds bad Brady outings: after all, they’re so infrequent, we hav...

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NFL moves Rams-Chiefs game from Mexico City to LA over condition of field

The NFL has moved the Los Angeles Rams’ Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to LA due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium.

The league announced the extraordinary decision on Tuesday, six days before one of the most anticipated regular-season games of...

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How incompetence laid low the Cowboys, the world’s most valuable sports team

Who could have imagined in 2016 where we’d be now? When the Dallas Cowboys were stomping through the NFC, thanks to a pair of rookies and a formidable offensive line, it looked like they were set for the next decade-plus...

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Dez Bryant lands one-year contract with surging New Orleans Saints

Dez Bryant is back in the NFL and with a Super Bowl contender after agreeing to a one-year contract with the New Orleans Saints.

Both the Associated Press and ESPN confirmed the move on Wednesday citing league sources who requested anonymity.

The mercurial yet prolific wide receiver, who turned 3...

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Aaron Rodgers v Tom Brady II showed a supporting cast is (nearly) everything

The Green Bay Packers faced the New England Patriots on Sunday night and there was a bit of a buzz, a sense that fans were about to see something rare. It was only the second head-to-head meeting between Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady, which just seems wrong considering that Brady is (a surprisingly ...

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Woman becomes first NFL cheerleader to take a knee during national anthem

A cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers’ has knelt during the US national anthem, in an apparent mirror of the protest movement begun by the quarterback Colin Kaepernick to raise awareness about racism and police brutality.

The woman appeared to take a knee before the team’s game against the Oak...

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NFL increases London series to four games in 2019, with Spurs hosting two

The NFL says it will play four regular-season games in London next year, two at Wembley and two at the new stadium being built for Tottenham Hotspur. The NFL did not say which teams would be making the trip, or when the games will be played. 

The league played three games in London this year in t...

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This season’s Super Bowl could end up being an all-LA affair

The wisdom of moving two NFL teams to LA, a city that doesn’t have a huge appetite for professional football, still looks shaky with both teams struggling to sell out their stadiums...

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Matt Ryan piles the pain on New York Giants as Atlanta Falcons fly to NFL win

Matt Ryan threw for 379 yards and fill-in kicker Giorgio Tavecchio connected from 56 yards late for his third field goal, as hosts Atlanta Falcons extended the New York Giants’ losing streak to four games with a 23-20 victory on Monday night.

Ryan, who completed his last 18 passes to finish 31 ...

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